Mental and emotional strength in facing difficulty, adversity, danger, or temptation courageously.
So this fortitude is the armour, the outer strength to get you through. It’s the part you play, it’s the mental and emotional strength, 'the battle between your ears.' Our minds are our weakest link sometimes, but they can also be our strongest weapon.
The ability to do something that frightens one; bravery.
Strength in the face of pain or grief.
So how do we have COURAGE in the face of fear, pain and grief. Grief is normally associated with loss and defeat. We can either face it or run away and hide. COURAGE IS FACING ‘IT’ (whilst being scared!) HEAD ON – but this is easier said than done...